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About Us

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS) is a non profit tax-exempt organization providing free civil representation to low-income persons in the northern 39 counties of Mississippi.

If you are a new client seeking assistance, please call our Call Center at 1-800-498-1804 and follow the prompts. assistance. The call center hours are Monday–Thursday from 9:30-3:30.

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services is committed to continuing to provide quality legal services to our client community, even though our offices are currently closed to the public and teleworking due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. If you have an open case with us, please contact your attorney at the branch office below:

Clarksdale Office -662-627-4184

Greenville Office -662-335-8203

Oxford Office -662-234-2918

West Point Office -662-494-6122


About NMRLS   NMRLS provides attorney representation and advocacy to ensure equal access to Justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Through constant training, self analysis, and community …


NMRLS Administrative Office NMRLS Locations: Administrative Office | Clarksdale | Greenville | Oxford | West Point ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE 493 Ryland Way Oxford, Mississippi 39555-1259   DIRECT: 662.234.8731 662.234.2965 (fax)   …

Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE RE: Data Breach. February 4, 2020 The purpose of this communication is to post notice that North MS Rural Legal Services and MS Center for Legal Services [NMRLS/MCLSC] …

Programs Administered through NMRLS

Our Services

Home Saver Plus Program

Mississippi Home Corporation through its Home Saver Plus program is providing payment assistance with mortgage arrears and delinquent property taxes for homeowners with financial hardship. The hardship must be Covid-related.The …

Adams Benefits Enrollment Center

What is the Adams Benefits Enrollment Center?ABEC is a project of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, which is a grantee of the National Council on Aging, to assist individuals 60 …

Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention

  Attention Homeowners,  Please be advised that the MS Home Saver Plus Program is now accepting applications! The Home Saver Plus Program helps homeowners who have encountered financial hardship due …

Elder Law Project

The NMRLS Elder Law Project provides services at no charge to elderly Mississippians, age 60 and over, and works in partnership with six area agencies on aging to provide legal …

Mississippi Tax Payer Assistance Project

The Mississippi Taxpayer Assistance Project (MTAP) is a project of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS), and provides assistance to low income and English as a Second Language (ESL) taxpayers …

Disaster Relief

Tornado & Wind Damage Information North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS) is available to help residents of north Mississippi with legal issues resulting from your loss related to the recent …

Free Legal Advice Available

Resources & Links

Mississippi Access to Justice Commission

The mission of the Access to Justice Commission is to develop a unified strategy to improve access to justice in civil legal proceedings for the poor in Mississippi. They provide support for issues of Family and Children, Housing, Estate, Seniors, Worker’s Rights, Immigration, Preparing for Court and more!


Free Legal Answers

Free Legal Answers is a virtual legal advice clinic. Qualifying users post their civil legal questions to their state’s website. Users will then be emailed when their question receives a response. Attorney volunteers, who must be authorized to provide pro bono assistance in their state, log in to the website, select questions to answer, and provide legal information and advice. Volunteer attorneys will not answer criminal law questions. Check out Mississippi’s page to get started today.


The Empowerment Project

The Empowerment Project is a policy initiative focused on empowering women and promoting strong Mississippi families. Through The Empowerment Project, we hope to help families of all stages and phases by providing women with the opportunities and resources to upskill, educate, and grow.


Mississippi Access to Maternal Assistance

Whether you’re a mother-to-be or a mother of three, MAMA can quickly connect you to health care services, infant essentials, clothing, food, shelter, financial assistance, child care, jobs, education, legal aid, adoption services and more. If something you need is not listed, please reach out to MAMA@ago.ms.gov.


Mississippi Center for Justice – Expungement Services

The Mississippi Center for Justice currently assists individuals seeking an expungement of their record in all 82 counties of Mississippi. The Center will aid you in this process by providing you with the necessary self-help tools. It will help you gather proper documents from the court and/or the arresting agency, draft a petition and order for expungement, and provide “Next Steps” instructions for pro-se filing in the appropriate court.

Mississippi Free Legal Answers

Did you know that you can get free legal advice from Mississippi Attorneys through a service sponsored by the American Bar Association?

Submit your questions to ms.freelegalanswers.org!

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